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Posted March 23, 2016 by

Fraudulent job postings: TATech Industry Congress

In today’s job board industry, fraudulent job postings are a real threat to both job seekers and talent acquisition professionals. TATech, the Association for Talent Acquisition Solutions, is confronting that threat head-on in various ways.

One of the ways TATech is rising to the challenges posed by fraudulent job postings is by offering solutions to members of the job board industry. At the upcoming TATech Industry Congress event in Orlando, Florida (April 16-17, 2016), College Recruiter’s CEO Faith Rothberg will moderate a panel discussion on this very topic. This article and embedded video, hosted by College Recruiter’s Content Manager, Bethany Wallace, with guests Faith Rothberg and TATech Vice President Pete Weddle, discusses the importance and relevance of Faith’s panel discussion topic, “Fraudulent postings: Why protecting users protects your business.”


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First, Pete Weddle provides viewers who may be unfamiliar with TATech a little background on the organization. TATech, formerly the IAEWS (International Assocation of Employment Websites), has its roots in job boards. It has evolved as the industry has evolved. The association includes almost any organization providing technology and services that help facilitate the talent acquisition process. Collectively, the TATech membership powers over 60,000 sites or applications.

The TATech Industry Congress is the only industry-focused event in 2016. At this event, Faith Rothberg, CEO of College Recruiter, will moderate a panel discussion on a hot topic in the job board industry. The title of Faith Rothberg’s panel discussion is “Fraudulent postings: Why protecting users protects your business.” Faith explains that the panel discussion will cover everything from how fraudulent postings can occur, how businesses can prevent them from occurring, and how business owners/recruiters can keep them to a minimum. The panel will cover criminal intent, technological solutions, and enhancing the candidate experience.

Fraudulent job postings have become more of a problem lately because scammers have figured out ways to automate attacks on job posting sites to steal personal information. This can lead to problems for candidates when searching for jobs online. This can lead to more severe impacts on candidates, including identity theft. Scammers have become highly educated in this process.

Pete Weddle adds that he regularly hears from talent acquisition professionals who are concerned about this problem; he is very excited about hosting this panel discussion at the TATech Industry Congress.

Faith believes that TATech is truly helping the job board industry to better equip themselves to handle this problem through the TRUEad program. TATech created the TRUEad program in response to this issue. It is a centralized place to report fraudulent job postings and to gain awareness about fraudulent job postings.

For more information about the TATech Industry Congress or the TRUEad program, visit the TATech website.

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Posted July 29, 2015 by

How Business Majors Can Learn After College

Group of young business students working together on computers in office.

Group of young business students working together on computers in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Just because you’ve graduated doesn’t mean that you’re done learning. Throughout your entire life there will be a countless times where you can learn. From learning from experience to learning the hard way, it never really stops. There’s a handful of ways to fine-tune your existing skills and find out new things about today’s ever-evolving business world. Here are four examples of how former business majors can keep engaged throughout their careers. (more…)

Posted August 05, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent Graduate? How to Dress for Success

If you’re a recent graduate who is interviewing for various jobs, be sure to make a great first impression with your appearance.  The following post includes an infographic, which provides assistance on how to dress for success.

Featured: Featured Our Campus Programs Manager Shayna loves infographics, so when our friends at Farfetch.com sent this over, she knew we had to share it! They created a great guide to interview dress codes, across both traditional and creative industries. I love that it’s a really visual way to understand one of the trickier situations to

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Posted August 01, 2014 by

3 Tips for College Graduates to Sell Themselves into their Dream Jobs

In order to land their dream jobs, college graduates should focus on selling themselves to employers.  The following post shares three tips that can help.

When searching for jobs, what is the most important career skill you can have? No matter the company or the occupation, the ability to sell yourself is key among all other attributes! In an interview, you are tasked with convincing a recruiter that you, amid all other applicants, are the

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

Want to Enhance Your Resume When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Consider These 12 College Experiences

For students who want to capture the interest of potential employers when searching jobs for recent college graduates, consider these 12 college experiences to enhance your resumes in the following post.

We are long past the time when a college degree is all you need to get a job when you graduate. You need to show relevant experience… even if that experience didn’t come from the workplace, but from on-campus activities. Leadership roles, stints as campus ambassador, internships, and so many more

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